Imminent development at the San Marcos Foothills Preserve has spurred efforts to raise $5.5 million, which proponents hope is enough to buy the 104-acre property from the developer.
Check out the interior and the menu for Salty at the Beach, a new harborside restaurant opening this week. (Photo by Matt Dayka.)
“I’ve always wondered about the graffitied house on the bluff above Summerland Beach,” asks T. “Any insight? Pretty odd for it to be standing for all of these years.” It’s the subject of a long, ongoing legal battle.
••• Coast & Olive is temporarily closed due to a small fire.
••• Aperitivo wine bar is getting closer to opening.
••• First look at the Venus in Furs food menu.
••• An update on Better Burrito.
••• Oat Bakery’s “better, cleaner, crispier” cheese crackers.
••• Mysterious Jules Montecito promises caviar, cheese, and chocolate.
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••• The county is now urging everyone to get tested for Covid-19.
••• The Los Padres National Forest closure has been extended (above).
••• Westerlay Orchids donation to Carp students.
••• Western Goleta fire station gets the go-ahead.
••• More on the school-board candidates.
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Nancy - agreed. I'm curious what the ABR said in the meeting about how "un-SB" looks. And a pool on site? Give me a break...… — Christine_Z28
Nancy, I agree! Why are developers/architects so intent on chipping away at the SB "look"? If they want to build random buildings that could be… — Keith
So much for consistency of the SB city architecture. The new hotel building style looks out of place and gentrified. Not saying it's a bad… — Nancy
Cat Cora = blow torch or silent partner moving on? — Christine!
Ahh yes, back when being anti-war, pro-free speech and supporting individual freedoms was a very liberal position, fast forward to today and now it's a… — Normal Person
SB Democrat, are you aware we're like 60-70% Dem here in SB, and the Democrats control a super majority in our State legislature and the… — Normal Person
The Santa Barbara County Civil Grand Jury is part of a California constitutionally-mandated system designed to be a watchdog of local governments. The system works,… — Richard
You're absolutely right. (Thanks!) DeGeneres and de Rossi paid $5.4 million for the house last April and sold at a loss. — Erik Torkells
If Ellen and Portia bought it in April of 2020 who paid $5.4 mm for it in 2022? It looks to me like they took… — LoveSB
Name calling craziness is not illuminating in the least Get some help — Kas_sb